Seburo M-5, Gift from a Friend

Discussion in 'Replica Props' started by wuher da brewer, May 1, 2006.

  1. wuher da brewer

    wuher da brewer Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    This weekend there was a con. Like usual, it was an excuse to get together with local area prop collectors and hang out. We were still drinking and reminiscing at 5:00 am so you know it was a good time. My houseguests, Funky Jedi and Mostly Harmless gave this to me so I had to show it off. It's a Seburo M-5 from Ghost in the Shell.

    For those of you who don't know, Seburo is a fictional small arms manufacturer commonly found in many of the works of manga artist Masamune Shirow. He frequently attributes the Seburo name to advanced, high-velocity, small-caliber weapons.

    Seburo M5 is a medium-sized SA/DA handgun that fires 5.45 x 18 mm 7N7 cartridge used in the Russian PSM and OTs-23 pistols. M5 has an ambidextrous safety, and its magazine holds 20 rounds. Official sidearm of Motoko, Saito, Boma and possibly Paz.

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  2. RedTwoX

    RedTwoX Sr Member

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    :eek I'm a pretty big Shirow fan. That is a beautiful piece.

    Hey Funky. Where do us mere mortals get Shirow guns?


    I skipped the con to go to the Stars game. It was an exciting, if frustrating, hockey game. At least the Stars put up enough of a fight to force overtime. I'm glad I got to be there.... even with the poor puck handling and equally poor passing :confused


    Sorry for getting off topic... about those Shirow guns?
     
  3. Sumatra

    Sumatra Sr Member

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    I've got one of these too. Very cool piece. I'll have to get a pic of mine up.
     
  4. wuher da brewer

    wuher da brewer Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Here is a picture of the other side.

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  5. Funky

    Funky Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Even the grips are rubberized.

    I was really pleased the way this turned out, nothing but the best for my buddy Evan. :D
     
  6. wuher da brewer

    wuher da brewer Sr Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Thanks again.
     
  7. GeneralMayhem

    GeneralMayhem Sr Member

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    I love the Seburo pistol and machine gun. Out of my financial reach for the moment, but some day...
     
  8. trekkieb47

    trekkieb47 Well-Known Member

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    I have a Seburo exPloder kit... would love to get an M-5.

    Berry
     
  9. LeMarchand

    LeMarchand Sr Member

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    Here's the one i finished up for my good buddy Timmie (RudolphT)

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    Still have to do my own.

    Here's my CX:
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    Hopefully i will have time this year to build a 9-weapon :D

    Cheers,

    Marc
     
  10. Kylash

    Kylash Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    gah i need one of those M5's... there site cosplay site i had bookmarked a while ago that sold castings for like $90 i think...almost finished with my CX Exploder too
     

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